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An Ancient Gene Network Is Co-opted for Teeth on Old and New Jaws

  • Gareth J Fraser mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: gareth.fraser@biology.gatech.edu (GJF); todd.streelman@biology.gatech.edu (JTS)

    Affiliation: Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Biosciences and School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • C. Darrin Hulsey,

    Affiliations: Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Biosciences and School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States of America

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  • Ryan F Bloomquist,

    Affiliation: Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Biosciences and School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Kristine Uyesugi,

    Affiliation: Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Biosciences and School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Nancy R Manley,

    Affiliation: Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

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  • J. Todd Streelman mail

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: gareth.fraser@biology.gatech.edu (GJF); todd.streelman@biology.gatech.edu (JTS)

    Affiliation: Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Biosciences and School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Published: February 10, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1000031

About the Authors

Gareth J Fraser, C. Darrin Hulsey, Ryan F Bloomquist, Kristine Uyesugi, J. Todd Streelman
Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Biosciences and School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
C. Darrin Hulsey
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States of America
Nancy R Manley
Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

GJF, CDH, NRM, and JTS conceived the experiments, and GJF, CDH, and JTS designed the experiments. GJF, RFB, and KU performed the experiments. GJF, CDH, and JTS analyzed the data. GJF and JTS wrote the paper.